Tag Archives: cybersecurity

The Potomac Officers Club Adds MG Garrett Yee to Panel for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 17, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Major General Garrett Yee to the list of Panelists for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. …

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Thales e-Security Exec Wayne Lewandowski: US Should Build on Cyber Defense, Offense as Attacks Grow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president for federal at Thales e-Security, has unveiled an independent cybersecurity study that found an increase in data breaches at U.S. military and federal networks in 2016 from 22 percent to 34 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense Systems reported Friday Lewandowski believes the …

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Fortinet Unveils New Federal Subsidiary, Names Board Members

Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has established a new federal subsidiary that will work to deliver cybersecurity platforms to the public sector and has appointed executives that will serve on the subsidiary’s board of directors. The company said Monday Mike McConnell, former director of the National Security Agency and head of national intelligence, will …

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Thales Launches HK Cybersecurity Operations Center for Asia-Pacific Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new cybersecurity facility in Hong Kong as part of efforts to deliver cyber surveillance services to customers in the Asia-Pacific market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Asia-based hub is its fifth Cybersecurity Operations Center in the world and will …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Blockchain’s Impact on Industry & More

Weekly Roundup May 8 – May 12 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been nearly a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto first dreamt up the core component of the technology known as blockchain – the decentralized, digital currency Bitcoin has evolved …

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Trump Orders All Federal Agencies to Provide Cyber-Security Plans to NIST Within 90 Days

President Donald Trump signed an executive order designed to strengthen the cybersecurity of the federal government that will require National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide a cyber-security process framework that all federal agencies comply with. The White House-released document entitled: “Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity …

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President Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday to improve the federal government’s cybersecurity and critical infrastructure, after a spate of high-profile government hackings in recent years, a senior administration official told reporters on a call. “I think the trend is going in the wrong direction on cyberspace,” Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert …

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Tim Solms, Sean Berg Take VP Roles at Forcepoint’s Global Governments Business

Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has appointed two new executives to vice president positions as the company works to deliver cyber capabilities to government clients worldwide. Tim Solms, formerly VP for federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will serve as senior VP and general manager of …

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SAIC to Provide Cyber Support to Marine Corps Cyberspace Command Units

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide cybersecurity support to the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command under a potential $27 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. SAIC said Wednesday the award from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific covers cyber services such …

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General Dynamics Buys Advatech’s Electronics & Comms Division in Cyber Offering Expansion Push

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has purchased Advatech Pacific’s electronics and communications division for an undisclosed amount in a move to grow cybersecurity technology and service offerings for clients in intelligence and defense markets. The acquired business will be integrated into General Dynamics’ mission systems segment, the company said Wednesday. General Dynamics Mission Systems seeks to integrate Advatech’s …

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